For many committed to intercountry adoption, it is unfortunate that since the year 2004 the practice has declined more than 50%. An important question is: what is happening? The answer is complex. To begin with, the unfortunate reality is that intercountry adoption has a mixed history.
The case of the Baptist missionaries gets murkier as Haiti goes into a 3-day period of mourning and one of their lawyers is questioned for a possible role in trafficking in children.